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5 “Talking With Your Hands” Rules Charismatic Leaders Use

    You are always talking with your hands. Unfortunately, your hands might be saying the wrong things. According to a study published in the Leadership & Organization Development Journal: If you don’t use your hands when presenting, or if you use awkward hand movements, your audience will label you as cold and aloof. On the […]

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3 Ways to Reduce Uptalk To Boost Your Credibility As a Leader

    Leaders Don’t Uptalk. Leaders command the room every time they communicate. Both men and women uptalk. However, It’s interesting that my female clients recognize that they sometimes do uptalk, but my male clients usually don’t (even though they are just as guilty!). So what is uptalk? Uptalk is when you raise your intonation […]

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How to Become a Better Public Speaker

How to Become a Better Public Speaker

You become a better public speaker the same way you become better at anything else. Deliberate and continuous practice. Jeff Olson in his book The Slight Edge talks about how the overnight success phenomena is a myth. It does not exist; what seems to be an overnight success was years in the making. Jeff Olson talks […]

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The Magical Transitional Phrase Every Presentation Needs

    Good transitional sentences and phrases are simple, elegant and clear. They help your audience follow you from one point to the next one. In today’s article, you will learn the “Summarize and Switch” transition phrase. You will learn the same phrase I use in most of my presentations, keynotes and training. It’s by […]

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How to Introduce Yourself in a Presentation: Stereotype Formula

Every time you introduce yourself to a group, you have to connect three things: You have to connect yourself with the topic and then connect your topic with the audience. This concept is called the “Triangle of Trust” in the speaking world. When you do it right, the audience will love, trust, and follow you. […]

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Want To Chiasmus like Kennedy?

Chiasmus pronounced: kīˈazməs/ I hate the word, but I love the power it holds. I once had a nightmare about a chiasmus.  I was in class, and every time I said “chiasmus” out loud, somebody would respond with, “bless you.” I said, “I am not sneezing.  I want to teach you about a powerful rhetorical device used by […]

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How to Give an Impressive Impromptu Speech

An Impromptu speech is a talk that you give on the spot with no preparation. The speech could be as professional as a project update or as casual as a toast at a wedding. Either way, you are expected to say something smart, witty and charming. While it might feel like torture even to the […]

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Why Do People Fear Public Speaking? 3 Very Interesting Theories

I get asked the following question almost every single day… “Why do people fear public speaking?” Over the past ten years, I came across three theories that make sense. I call them “theories” because they are not a verified truth. I don’t know the truth on this matter, however knowing the ideas helps me feel […]

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How to Nail Your Next Job Interview Presentation

    What would you do if your next job required you to give a Job interview presentation? Do you know how to prepare? Do you know what to say? Do you know what to talk about? You have to start thinking and preparing for it before it happens. Because the higher your position in […]

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What Can You Learn About Presentation building From Standup Comedy?

“I have a big presentation coming up…What do I say?” “Where do I start?” I hear this statement-question a lot. The question part stems from a sense of overwhelm about the presentation process and is usually one question hiding many issues in the background. If unpacked then the question might be: What should I say? […]

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